Friday, April 19, 2013

One American's Pilgrimage To Mecca

Michael Wolfe, an American writer and Muslim convert, took a camera crew on his Hajj to Mecca for a Nightline Special report some years ago.  The video is a great review of the importance of the Hajj and the mechanics of making the pilgrimage with millions of other pilgrims.  It's a great clip to show  in both World History and in my World Religions class. Here is a link to Part 2. 

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